The Origin of the Universe
By (author) John D Barrow
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Origin of the Universe by John D Barrow
Book DescriptionThere is no more profound, enduring or fascinating question in all of science than that of how time, space, and matter began. Now John Barrow, who has been at the cutting edge of research in this area and has written extensively about it, guides us on a journey to the beginning of time, into a world of temperatures and densities so high that we cannot recreate them in a laboratory. With new insights, Barrow draws us into the latest speculative theories about the nature of time and the "inflationary universe," explains "wormholes," showing how they bear upon the fact of our own existence, and considers whether there was a "singularity" at the inception of the universe. Here is a treatment so up-to-date and intellectually rich, deaing with ideas and speculation at the farthest frontier of science, that neither novice nor expert will want to miss what Barrow has to say. The Origin of the Universe is "In the Beginning" for beginners--the latest information from a first-rate scientist and science writer.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465053148
(204mm x 135mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 9-May-1997
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John D Barrow
Infinite Book, Paperback / softback (September 2006)
Explores the concept of infinity, tracing the history and meaning of infinity from ancient times to the present day, and examining the diverse permutations of the infinite and their influence on the human sense of the world around.
Book of Nothing, Paperback / softback
In this dizzyingly erudite and elegant book, English cosmologist Barrow explores the history and myriad implications of nothingness. Ranging through mathematics and philosophy, literature, theology, quantum theory and cosmology, "The Book of Nothing" explores the hold this concept has on the human imagination.
Pi in the Sky, Paperback / softback» View all books by John D Barrow
Originally published: Cambridge: Oxford University, 1992.
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Author Biography - John D Barrow
John Barrow is a professor of astronomy at the University of Sussex, England. He is a co-author of The Anthropic Cosmological Principle, among other books.
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